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Turner & Townsend Senior Project Manager in Boston, Massachusetts

Company Description

From the inception of a project through to completion and beyond, Turner & Townsend help to deliver the outcomes that matter through transformational programs covering the full spectrum of consultancy, project delivery and post-project operations.

With offices located globally, you're never far away from our services. Working from 113 offices in 46 countries, we make the difference to projects across the real estate ( , infrastructure ( and natural resources ( sectors worldwide.

Our team is dynamic, innovative and client-focused, supported by an inclusive and fun company culture. Our clients value our proactive approach, depth of expertise, integrity and the quality we deliver. As a result, our people get to enjoy working on some of the most exciting projects in the world.

Job Description

Turner & Townsend are engaged to support our clients with many complex projects, responsible for all aspects of program and project management throughout the Boston area as well around the world. As such, we are seeking an experienced Senior Project Manager who will act as the day-to-day interface with our high-profile commercial client and be responsible for projects of multiple sizes and scales, driving them from inception through turnover.


  • Lead the development and management of the project’s strategic plans and program initiatives to meet the goals and needs of the Owner. This includes development of Project Execution Plan, other required project reporting, and monitoring and documenting project progress and other performance indicators.

  • Lead the design, engineering and construction team through planning, design, preconstruction and construction activities.

  • Initiate and lead the procurement of design, construction and consultant services.

  • Serve as liaison between client and design/construction professionals.

  • Oversee and review the development of architectural and engineering construction drawings and bid documents.

  • Lead value engineering sessions as necessary to reduce cost.

  • Develop, monitor and update the master project budget and schedule.

  • Provide analysis of budgets and schedules and their effect on the financial objectives and schedule of the project.

  • Assist client in scheduling, coordination and management of all Owner-direct vendors and consultants.

  • Meet with clients, city officials, architects, engineers, contractors and consultants to present the project status and anticipate issues.

  • Demonstrate extensive knowledge and understanding of project controls, project management, construction documentation and sequencing.

  • Lead all aspects of the project, including the budget, schedule, operational needs, procedures, client standards, QA/QC program requirements, reporting, as well as individual roles and responsibilities.

  • Attend owner, architect and contractor meetings, taking the meeting notes and managing the follow-up action items.

  • Establish and oversee project close out documentation and processes through to completion.

  • Negotiate, resolve and close out any outstanding change orders, quality issues or disputes.

  • Identifying and ensuring that the appropriate parties are aware of quality, safety, health, and environment issues

  • Process and track any final invoices, payment applications, retention payments, etc.

  • Prepare and submit final project accounting and budget.

  • Identify opportunities to improve Project Management process, procedures, templates, and products referring ideas to the appropriate line manager

  • Conducts background research, data collection and benchmarking, and presents findings back to appropriate team members

  • Knowledge management – ensures that key information and learning generated from each commission is inputted into internal databases and shared

  • Knowledge of proprietary project management systems

The tenacity and drive to inject value and create solutions


  • Excellent problem-solving, critical thinking and analytical skills.

  • Proven track record in leading and delivering high-quality programs/projects.

  • Able to display exceptionally strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.

  • Able to develop and maintain long-term relationships with all members of the team.

  • Ability to lead and manage a team of individuals.

  • Ability to present to senior management to gain approvals.

  • Passionate about solving complex challenges within aggressive timelines.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and other relevant software platforms.

Additional Information

Our inspired people share our vision and mission. We provide a great place to work, where each person has the opportunity and voice to affect change.

We want our people to succeed both in work and life. To support this we promote a healthy, productive and flexible working environment that respects work-life balance.

Turner & Townsend is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

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